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May rice outlook from USDA

May 28, 2014 4:46pm

Expanded plantings have brought projections for the 2014/15 U.S. rice crop to 213 million cwt, a 12-percent increase from a year ago, the May 2014 Rice Outlook, from USDA/Economic Research Service...

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Rx Drug Abuse: Arkansas Uses Statistics To Guide Decisions

Apr 19, 2013 6:01am

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series produced by the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith. The entire series will be published online at www.carlisleindependent.com. Next:...

Rx drug abuse: Congress, FDA study solutions to ‘growing problem’

Apr 18, 2013 6:00am

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series produced by the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith. The entire series will be published online at www.carlisleindependent.com.

An estimated...

The predicted storm timing on Thursday is shown in this graphic by the National Weather Service, which has predicted the storms will reach Southeast Arkansas by 1 p.m. and be directly overhead by 4 p.m. (National Weather Service Graphic)

Severe weather possible Thursday

Apr 17, 2013 6:36pm

Severe weather is possible Thursday across Arkansas, according to the National Weather Service.

Thunderstorms, heavy rain, large hail in excess of 1 inch in diameter, wind gusts in excess of...

Arkansans unharmed in Boston Marathon blasts

Apr 15, 2013 9:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas runners who participated in Monday’s Boston Marathon all apparently escaped unharmed when bombs exploded during the event.

Thirty-seven Arkansans were registered to...

Wife of Dillard’s Inc. founder dies

Feb 20, 2013 6:32pm

LITTLE ROCK — The widow of Dillard’s Inc. founder William T. Dillard has died.

Alexa Latimer Dillard of Little Rock died Tuesday. She was 96.

She was born Oct. 30, 1916, in Nashville,...

Obama declares Christmas storm disaster

Jan 29, 2013 7:22pm

WASHINGTON – President Obama on Tuesday issued a disaster declaration for seven Arkansas counties affected by the Christmas Day storm that brought ice and record snowfall.

Federal funding is...

McDaniel out of governor’s race

Jan 25, 2013 4:51pm

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel dropped out of the governor’s race Friday.

McDaniel announced the decision two and a half weeks after he said in a news conference that he was...

Tiffany Rogers, District 28 Senate race

Oct 31, 2012 10:58pm

State Rep. Tiffany Rogers, Democrat

How long have you lived in the area of District 28? 49 Years

What do you believe qualifies you to be District 28 state Senator?

My working...

Senate District 28 - Republican - Sen. Jonathan Dismang

Oct 31, 2012 10:57pm

Senator Jonathan Dismang, Republican

How long have you lived in the area of District 28? Roughly 25 years

What do you believe qualifies you to be District 28 state Senator?

As...

Attorney: Religious music, art at state-funded preschools can be OK

Updated: Sep 18, 2012 9:11pm

LITTLE ROCK — A proposed rule that would ban state-funded religious activities at Arkansas preschools would not ban religious songs and art if they are not presented in a way that amounts to...